Bachelor of Science, Major in Education, EC-6 Core

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education, EC-6 Core
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 13
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 28
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) 33
Component Area V (Creative Arts) 43
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 43
Component Area IX (Component Area Option) 44
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1408Contemporary Biology 24
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
4
BIOL 1436Foundations Of Science 24
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 33
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 13
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
Major: Foundation
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 53
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIEE 3374Human Growth & Learning3
ECHE 3302Early Childhood Education Theories3
ECHE 3325Creative Arts for Educators3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
HIST 3398Texas & the Southwest3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation of Math III3
READ 3315Teaching Multiple Literacies 63
READ 3380Emergent & Beginning Literacy 73
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 83
Field Experience I
CIEE 3334Mth Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3343Curriculum and Assessment3
CIEE 3385Creatng Env For Learng In Elem3
Field Experience II
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood 93
READ 3383Read Methods/Assessment - Elem3
READ 3384Lang Arts/Assessment - Elem3
SPED 4314Literacy-Students with Exceptionalities3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I 103
YLR Semester I
CIEE 3335Sci Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3336Soc Stdy Instrctn In Elem Grds3
CIEE 4391Std Tch Elementary School3
or CIEE 4392 Std Tch Elementary School
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II 103
YLR Semester II
CIEE 4377Early Adolescent Learners3
CIEE 4392Std Tch Elementary School3
or CIME 4391 Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood 93
EDUC 4301Teacher Education Capstone3
Minor: Not Required 11, 12
Total Hours128
1

MATH 1384 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and the major 

2

BIOL 1408 and  BIOL 1436 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and the major.

3

 ENGL 2332 or ENGL 2333 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and the major. 

4

 Component Area IX COMS 2382 suggested; Component Area V: CAMX 2301 suggested; Component Area VIII:GEOG 1300 or BESL 2301 suggested

5

BESL 3301 prerequisite for TESL 3313.

6

READ 3315 prerequisite for READ blocks. 

7

READ 3380 prerequisite for READ blocks.

8

SPED 2301 prerequisite for SPED 3301 

9

ECHE 4343 can be taken only once; however, students may choose to wait and take the course as part of Year Long Semester II, if needing full-time (12 SCH) status.

10

TESL 3313 a prerequisite for TESL 4314

11

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours may be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours

12

All minors can be paired with this degree program.

Notes

Students must earn a 2.75 minimum overall GPA in all coursework. 

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum overall major GPA or in the last 60 semester hours in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework. 

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or greater overall or in the last 60 semester hours. This includes transfer and SHSU courses.

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU.  Please check prerequisites for Field Experience 1, Field Experience 2, YLR Semester I, and YLR Semester II.

Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, TESL, READ, and SPED classes.

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience 1, Field Experience 2, YLR Semester I, and YLR Semester II.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Compnenet Area V13Component Area VIII13
BIOL 140824ENGL 130233
ENGL 130133HIST 130243
HIST 130143MATH 13853
MATH 138453POLS 230563
 CIEE 23333
 16 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX14BIOL 143624
EDUC 11011CIEE 33743
ENGL 2332 or 233373MATH 33813
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
4READ 331593
POLS 230663READ 3380103
SPED 230183 
 18 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 3301113READ 33833
CIEE 33343READ 33843
CIEE 33433TESL 3313123
CIEE 33853ECHE 4343133
ECHE 33253SPED 43143
HIST 33983 
 18 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIEE 33353CIEE 43773
CIEE 33363CIEE 4392 or CIME 43913
CIEE 4391 or 43923ECHE 4343133
TESL 4314123EDUC 43013
ECHE 33023 
 15 12
Total Hours: 128
1

Component Area IX: COMS 2382 suggested; Component Area V: CAMX 2301 suggested; Component Area VIII: GEOG 1300  or BESL 2301 suggested.

2

BIOL 1408 and BIOL 1436 satisfy the requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and the major.

3

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communication).

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History)

5

MATH 1384 satisfies the requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and the major.

6

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

7

 ENGL 2332 or ENGL 2333 satisfies the requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and the major.

8

SPED 2301 prerequisite for SPED 3301 .

9

READ 3315 prerequisite for READ blocks.  

10

READ 3380 prerequisite for READ blocks.

11

BESL 3301 prerequisite for TESL 3313

12

TESL 3313 is a prerequisite for TESL 4314 

13

ECHE 4343 can be taken only once; however, students may choose to wait and take the course as part of Year Long Semester II, if needing full-time (12 SCH) status.

Notes

Students must earn a 2.75 minimum overall GPA in all coursework. 

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum overall major GPA or in the last 60 semester hours in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework. 

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or greater overall or in the last 60 semester hours. This includes transfer and SHSU courses.

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours may be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours. 

All minors can be paired with this degree program.

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU.  Please check prerequisites for Field Experience I, Field Experience II, YLR Semester I, and YLR Semester II. Each field experience block must be completed successfully, in order to progress through the field experience sequence.

Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, TESL, READ, and SPED classes.

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in any educator preparation courses or field experiences.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers.  Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.

The BS, Major in Education, EC-6 Core is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Prepared to teach all content areas necessary for EC-6 certification.

  • Prepared to implement evidence-based methods of teaching and learning.

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.